Sparton Facility Receives 3-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS)

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Brooksville, Florida location earns Raytheon’s supplier honors

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 8, 2014–Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), an industry leader in the design and manufacture of highly-complex electronic and electromechanical devices was recognized for their outstanding performance as a supplier to Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) for performance during 2013.

Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements. Award candidates are judged on certain criteria, including overall quality, on-time delivery and demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement. A 3-Star recognition is the one of the highest levels of recognition the Space and Airborne Systems business supplier can achieve for excellence in quality and performance.

“We are thrilled to have another one of our facilities recognized as a top supplier to Raytheon. This validates the time and effort, we have put into developing and implementing the Sparton Production System across all of our locations,” said Jamie Shaddix, Group Vice-President Mil/Aero Manufacturing Services for Sparton Corporation. “I would like to congratulate everyone throughout the Brooksville operation for their dedication and attention to detail. Given the volume of business and the highly complex nature of the product that we supply Raytheon, this is an impressive accomplishment,” he added.

About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 115th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has nine manufacturing locations and four engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at

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